Athlete of the week: Sophia Murchison

Sophia Murchison currently plays for the Chatham County Heroes League team


Sophia Murchison, a member of the Chatham County Heroes League softball team, earns athlete of the week honors for the week of June 10.

Murchison, a rising senior at Jordan-Matthews who plays for the softball, basketball and volleyball teams, had a perfect day at the plate in Chatham County’s 12-0 win over Randolph County on June 10. She went 2-2 with four RBIs, and she scored two runs.

In each of Chatham County’s four games against Randolph County last week, Murchison produced at least one run by RBI or as a base runner. In the final game on June 12 in which Chatham County won, 7-3, Murchison went 2-3 from the plate and scored two runs.